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The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies > Degree Programs > Geological Sciences

Degrees Offered: Ph.D., M.Sc.

Members

Professors

R. Beckie, M. Bustin, G. Dipple, E. Eberhardt, L. Groat, M. Jellinek, M. Johnson, M. Kopylova, U. Mayer, S. Peacock, K. Russell, J. Scoates, D. Weis.

Associate Professors

S. Crowe, C. Hart, L. Kennedy.

Assistant Professor

A. Ameli, K. Hickey, S. McDougall, M. Smit.

Professors Emeriti

J. Mortensen, L. Smith.

Program Overview

UBC and the Province of British Columbia offer exceptional opportunity for combined field and laboratory research. The Canadian Cordillera offers research opportunities in:

Numerous research units (www.eos.ubc.ca/research/) in the Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences maintain excellent provisions for research and study in a wide range of geological sciences.

Doctor of Philosophy

Admission Requirements

Students admitted to the Ph.D. degree program normally possess a master's degree in an area of science or applied science, with clear evidence of research ability or potential. Transfer from the master's to the Ph.D. program is permitted under Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies regulations.

Program Requirements

Courses in geology and related fields will be selected in consultation with the student's supervisory committee. All doctoral students are required to successfully complete a comprehensive examination. The major requirement for the Ph.D. is completion of a research dissertation meeting the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies requirements.

Master of Science

Admission Requirements

Students admitted to the M.Sc. degree program normally possess a bachelor's degree in an area of science or applied science, and must meet the general admission requirements for master's degree programs set by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.

Program Requirements

The M.Sc. (with thesis) program consists of a 12-credit thesis and 18 credits in graduate or advanced courses in geology and related fields selected in consultation with the student's supervisory committee.

The M.Sc. (without thesis) program includes 27 credits in graduate or advanced courses in geology and related subjects and a 3-credit graduating paper, selected in consultation with the student's supervisory committee.

A minimum of 24 credits must be at the 500-level and above.

Contact Information

Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
2020-2207 Main Mall
Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4
Tel: 604.822.2713
Fax: 604.822.6088
Email: gradsec@eos.ubc.ca
Web: www.eoas.ubc.ca


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